What Are Cookies
Cookies are small data files which are stored on a website visitor’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a visitor and the website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the visitor’s computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular visitor, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
For more general information on cookies see the ‘All about cookies org article’
Most web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.
Depending on which browser you use, further information can be obtained via the following links:
Internet Explorer - https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-GB/
How Secure are Cookies?
There is a lot of concern about privacy and security on the internet. Cookies do not in themselves present a threat to privacy, since they can only be used to store information that the website visitor has volunteered or that the web server already has.
Third Party Cookies
Google Analytics & Google Translate